Press Releases

  • NEWS RELEASE: 2016 CAWG SCHOLARSHIPS

    February 4, 2016

    February 2, 2016, Fort Collins, Colo. – The Colorado Association of Wheat Growers (CAWG) will award two $1,000 scholarships to Colorado high school seniors. The applicants’ parents, grandparents, or legal guardians must be current or new members of CAWG OR … Continue reading

  • COLORADO WINTER WHEAT VARIETIES 2016 CROP

    January 29, 2016

    This report provides the results of the Winter Wheat Seedings by Variety Survey, 2016 Crop, conducted by the National Agricultural Statistics Service, Mountain Regional Field Office. The survey was funded by the Colorado Wheat Administrative Committee. Colorado wheat producers seeded an estimated 2.25 … Continue reading

  • USDA NASS Colorado Crop Production Press Release

    January 12, 2016

    ANNUAL CROP SUMMARY – 2015 COLORADO HIGHLIGHTS   All wheat production in Colorado, estimated at 79.64 million bushels, is down 11 percent from 2014. All wheat yield was 37.1 bushels per acre, down 1.0 bushel per acre from a year ago. … Continue reading

  • National Organizations Support Trans-Pacific Partnership

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    November 9, 2015

    NEWS RELEASE   National Wheat Organizations Support TPP Approval and Expansion The National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) and U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) boards of directors expressed support last week for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) because it will be beneficial … Continue reading

  • Make Your Voice Heard

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    October 27, 2015

    Contact your delegates immediately, tell them to kill the reckless budget-agreement provision that would devastate crop insurance and impact farmers.     The White House and Congressional leaders have drafted a two-year, debt ceiling/budget agreement bill that includes a provision … Continue reading

  • Snowmass Ardent Mills Premium Program

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    August 24, 2015

    With 13 protein or better, earn up to $1.00/bu for a grower premium through Ardent Mills. Details can be found at the PlainsGold website.  

  • Wheat Trial Results – 2015

    July 31, 2015

    The wheat trial results for 2015 are now posted. Results posted here: 2015 Results  

  • Memorial Service for Quick

    July 24, 2015

    Dr. James “Jim” S. Quick of Fort Collins, passed away early on the morning of July 5 following a long illness, in the comfort of his home, surrounded by his loving family. He was born on October 20, 1940, on … Continue reading

  • 2008-2012 SMALL GRAIN FINAL COUNTY ESTIMATES

    June 2, 2015

    2008-2012 SMALL GRAIN FINAL COUNTY ESTIMATES USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) has published final county estimates for Small Grains, for the production years 2008 through 2012. The data series includes county-level planted acres, harvested acres, yield and production estimates of … Continue reading

  • 2015 Wheat Field Days

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    May 29, 2015

    2015 Colorado Wheat Field Days   The 2015 Colorado Wheat Field Days will be held June 10-16 at eleven different variety trial sites throughout eastern Colorado. The field days are jointly hosted by the Colorado Wheat Administrative Committee (CWAC), Colorado … Continue reading

  • 2015 Wheat Quality Tour

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    May 5, 2015

    Colorado Wheat Administrative Committee (CWAC) Field Representative Joe Westhoff participated in the Colorado portion of the Wheat Quality Council 2015 Hard Winter Wheat Tour on May 5 and 6. The 2015 Colorado winter wheat crop was estimated at 89.3 million … Continue reading

  • News Release: Two CAWG Scholarships for Colorado High School Seniors

    March 24, 2015

    March 23, 2015, Fort Collins, Colo. – The Colorado Association of Wheat Growers (CAWG) will award two $1,000 scholarships to Colorado high school seniors. The applicants’ parents, grandparents, or legal guardians must be current or new members of CAWG OR … Continue reading

  • News Release – USDA-CSU Farm Bill Meetings

    November 13, 2014

    Colorado agricultural producers invited to USDA-CSU Farm Bill Meetings USDA Farm Service Agency, in partnership with Colorado State University, will be traveling the state to discuss important new programs authorized by the Agricultural Act of 2014 with Colorado producers. A … Continue reading

  • News Release – 2014 Wheat Planting Decision Meetings Announced

    August 7, 2014

    August 6, 2014, Fort Collins, Colo. – Wheat farmers looking to increase yield and decrease risk will want to plant the best possible wheat varieties this fall for top yields next summer. The annual Wheat Planting Decision Meetings August 20, … Continue reading

  • News Release – 4th Annual Gardner Wheat Tour Visits Adams and Morgan Counties

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    July 1, 2014

    Fort Collins, Colo. – U.S. Congressman Cory Gardner joined Colorado Association of Wheat Growers (CAWG) and Colorado Wheat Administrative Committee (CWAC) officers and staff to tour wheat farms in Adams and Morgan counties in eastern Colorado on Saturday, June 28. … Continue reading

  • News Release – Nigerian Wheat Trade Team Visits Colorado

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    June 27, 2014

    Nigerian Wheat Trade Team Visits Colorado June 27, 2014, Fort Collins – A trade team of wheat importers from Nigeria arrived in Colorado June 21 to examine the 2014 hard red winter wheat crop. While in Colorado, they toured Anderson … Continue reading

  • Gardner Wheat Tour Scheduled for June 28

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    June 10, 2014

    June 10, 2014, Fort Collins, Colo. – The Colorado Association of Wheat Growers (CAWG) and the Colorado Wheat Administrative Committee (CWAC) will host the fourth annual Gardner Wheat Tour on Saturday, June 28, 2014.  The wheat tour will include events … Continue reading

  • News Release – 2014 Colorado Wheat Field Days

    June 2, 2014

    May 29, 2014, Fort Collins, Colo. – The 2014 Colorado Wheat Field Days will be held June 11-17 at eleven different variety trial sites throughout eastern Colorado (map below). The field days are jointly hosted by the Colorado Wheat Administrative … Continue reading

  • News Release – CAWG Scholarship Winners Announced

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    May 5, 2014

    2014 CAWG Scholarship Winners Announced May 5, 2014, Fort Collins, Colo. – The Colorado Association of Wheat Growers (CAWG) is pleased to announce that the recipients of the CAWG Scholarship and Friends of Wheat Scholarship are Brett Arnusch and Conner … Continue reading

  • Colorado Wheat and ConAgra Donate 24 Tons of Flour to Food Bank of the Rockies

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    April 15, 2014

    Contact: Glenda Mostek Communications and Marketing Director gmostek@coloradowheat.org Phone: 970-449-6994 Colorado Wheat and ConAgra Donate 24 Tons of Flour to Food Bank of the Rockies  April 15, 2014, Fort Collins, Colo. – In honor of National Agriculture Week, March 25-30, … Continue reading